Dividend Stocks

On Wednesday, AT&T (NYSE:T) stock tumbled, falling about 4% after the company reported its first-quarter  earnings. Earnings that were in line with analysts’ consensus estimate, lower-than-expected revenue, and a decline in DirecTV subscribers caused investors to be less interested in buying T stock. Source: Shutterstock I think the decline of AT&T stock created a buying
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The Time Warner acquisition made AT&T (NYSE:T) less of a phone company than Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and more of an entertainment company. That is not its big problem. Source: Shutterstock This week, AT&T reported earnings of $4.1 billion, 56 cents per fully diluted share, on revenues of $44.8 billion. This included results from what AT&T
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After an abysmal 2018, real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been on a roll this year. After pulling one of the worst performances since the Great Recession, REITs have surged by double digits in 2019 as investors have flocked back to the sector. And there’s plenty of reasons why. For starters, the Federal Reserve and
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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has become a fan favorite in the investment community. Its strong balance sheet, collection of impressive brands and consistent dividend all give long-term investors a reason to stay with the name. So with earnings on tap Tuesday morning, should investors be nibbling JNJ stock? Source: Shutterstock For the upcoming quarter, analysts
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We’re far removed from the energy-market crisis that severely impacted the U.S. in the middle part of this decade. Nevertheless, the stocks of big oil firms like Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) have never quite looked convincing since the end of that era. Yet XOM stock has gained nearly 20% since the beginning of January. Regardless of
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